Indigenous Law

The Indigenous, Canadian and international law relating to indigenous peoples. Our faculty members are researching in areas that include aboriginal law, indigenous law, and the intersection between laws affecting indigenous peoples and environmental issues.

Our Researchers

Nigel Bankes

Nigel Bankes

  • Aboriginal Law
  • Circumpolar Law (Arctic)
  • Energy Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International¬† Water Law (especially the Columbia River Treaty)
  • Law of the Sea (especially dispute resolution)
  • Oil & Gas Law (regulation and private law)

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Robert Hamilton

Robert Hamilton

  • Aboriginal and Indigenous law
  • Property law
  • Legal history
  • Legal theory

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Kathleen Mahoney

Kathleen Mahoney

  • Equality
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Judicial Education
  • Law and Reparations
  • Aboriginal people and the law
  • Feminist Legal Theory
  • Transitional Justice

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Sharon Mascher

Sharon Mascher

  • Environmental Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • Climate Change Law
  • Intersections between Environmental Law and laws affecting Indigenous Peoples

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David Wright

David Wright

  • Natural Resources Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Energy Law
  • Aboriginal Law and Indigenous Law
  • Climate Law
  • International Sustainable Development Law
  • Rule of Law

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Related Moots

  • Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Circle